Mollenkott's Newest Release!
A Trans-religious Approach
"A landmark book, filling... a major void in transgender writing; the missing bridge between traditional religious doctrine and secular postmodern theory." 
~Kate Bornstein, author of Gender Outlaw and 
My Gender Workbook

"Gives transgendered people the chance to reclaim their connection to God." ~Dana Rivers, board of directors, International Foundation for Gender Education

UPDATE: "Omnigender" has won the Lambda Literary Award in the bisexual/transgender category and also the Ben Franklin Award of the Publishers Marketing Association!


 
About the Author


Dr. Virginia Ramey Mollenkott taught college literature and writing for 44 years and is now Professor EMeritus at the William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey. With Letha Dawson Scanzoni, she co-authored "Is the Homosexual My Neighbor? A Postive Christisan Response" (1978) and now available in a vastly expanded and updated edition.(1994)

Her other books include "The Divine Femine: Biblical Imagery of God As Female"; "Godding: Human Responsibility and the Bible"; and "Sensuous Spirituality: Out From Fundamentalism".

Dr. Mollenkott served as stylistic consultant for the New International Version of the Bible and was a member of the National Council of Churches' Inclusive Language Lectionary Committee. Her Milton Scholoarship is discussed in "A Milton Encyclopedia"; her earlier writings are described in "American Women Writers" and her career is profiled in the Millenium Edition of "Who's Who In America".

In 1992 she received an Achievement Award from New Jersey's Lesbian and Gay Coalition, and in 1999 a Lifetime Achievement Award from SAGE (Senior Action in a Gay Environment).

Mollenkott's twelfth book, "Omnigender: A Trans-Religious Approach", has been warmly welcomed by pastoral counsellors, theologians, psychologists, and GLBT people of various religious backgrounds as well as by people working for sexual and gender justice.

Annually, on the weekend after Labor Day, Mollenkott facilitates an event called "Sisterly Conversations: Current Concerns Among Lesbians of Faith", held at Kirkridge Retreat and Study Center in Bangor, PA, in the beautiful Pocano Mountains.

She is also a featured speaker at Kirkridge's annual "Christian People of the Rainbow" event, held on the second weekend of June. The event is very popular and draws a large number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered Christians along with their supporters and friends each year. For more information on these events please visit www.kirkridge.org.

Ms. Mollenkott is an active member of the Evangelical and Ecumenical Women's Caucus (www.eewc.com) and in CLOUT (Christian Lesbians OUT).

With her life partner, Suzannah Tiltm, Virginia lives in northern New Jersey and co-grandmother's their three delightful grandaughters.


 
Ms. Mollenkott's books may also be purchased at www.theotherside.com
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